Christina’s Object Proposal

Item #143: “Stone bed, Anjia Tomb” From An Qie's [Anjia/An Jia] epitaph’s, we know that he held the position of sabao. Looking at the inscriptions, depictions, and objects found in his tomb may give more insight into the position of sabao. At the very least, An Qie serves as an example of a sabao. While [...]

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Christina’s Theme Proposal

Music Making As a musician, I was intrigued by the Zoroastrian concept of paradise meaning “House of the Song of Praise.” While some of the sources we have read so far have mentioned music or dance, we have read very little about Sogdian music making. In his article “Religious Diversity among Sogdian Merchants in Sixth-century [...]

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